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A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

Favorite anecdotes from SPORTRET

Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

How our home base came to be

The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

Picturing the Streets of New York

Meet the photographers of 'Streets Of New York'

‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

A tough lesson in human compassion

Interview with Jermain Cikic

Interview with Jermain Cikic, former MENDO employee, who created a personal and evocative documentation of a homeless shelter in Amsterdam, at the height of the COVID-19 crisis.

MENDO Bookstand wins European Product Design Award

The MENDO bookstand is now officially amazing, as she's the winner of a European Product Design Award. Become the proud owner of our award winner.

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

Five Amsterdam Uncovered contributors share their absolute favorite Amsterdam things from the book.

Fashion in Amsterdam is… MOAM

Some favorite contributions

For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

2018 from cover to cover

A year in review

2018 draws to a close, and what a year it has been. We made 12 books, used 31 km of wrapping paper, and sent Adam Katz Sinding to sign his…

A message from MENDO’s Publisher, Gunifort Uwambaga

Black Lives Matter

Our Publisher, Gunifort Uwambaga, on overcoming racism, bigotry, and prejudice through books.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

Louis Vuitton: from artisanal trunks to blurring fashion lines

Inside fashion houses

With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, you could consider MENDO the house of all houses. In every episode we highlight one of the biggest names in…

Meet the maker: Ed van der Elsken

Arguably the most notorious Dutch photographer ever

With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.

A-list of Amsterdam hotspots, and many are struggling to survive

Interview

This month, MENDO and gloobles launch a rather delightful city guide, packed with hotspots, most of which you currently cannot visit. We had a chat with gloobles' founder Stephanie van…

Shelf Sessions: Elisa Medde

Foam Magazine

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Elisa Medde, Managing Editor at Foam Magazine.

Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

Meet the photographers of 'Streets of Amsterdam’

‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

Tasting Asia

Seven culinary books that tickle your taste buds

Whether you went backpacking through Asia, or just ate Ramen around the corner, chances are that once you’ve been acquainted with one of the Asian cuisines, you’re eager for more.…

Daniël’s favorite books

Meet MENDO

People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daniël Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.